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People who live in Alexandria are among the most helpful people in the world,The official language of Alexandria is Standard Arabic and is used in most written media. Egyptian Arabic ( The language spoken in Alexandria ) is the national and spoken language.
Arabic came to Egypt in the seventh century and Egyptian Arabic has since become the modern speech of the country. Of the many varieties of Arabic, it is the most widely spoken second dialect, probably due to the influence of Egyptian cinema throughout the Arabic speaking world.
English and French are also widely spoken and used in business and educated circles, Some young people in Alexandria speak Deutsch but not very much .
If you want to contact people in Alexandria in their mother language ( Arabic ) :